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The Portable Portugy

Raleigh-Durham, NC
12 Months on Roaming Hunger

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About The Portable Portugy

Massachusetts native Shawn Dagnall is bringing Raleigh-Durham, NC a one-of-a-kind fusion food so enticing you’ll wonder why no one ever thought of it before. At The Portable Portugy, Shawn’s marrying bold flavors from Portugal and the Azores islands with classic New England cuisines to mouth-watering results. Avid eaters need to add this trailer to their list of musts.

Shawn uses both traditional Portuguese ingredients and local selections of meats and veggies to hand-craft the myriad of unique dishes gracing the menu. The dishes are packed with robust, aromatic spices that cultivate a seriously powerful flavor. Try everything from pork chunks stewed in allspice, paprika, garlic, and cayenne to a New England-style hot dog slathered in a full-bodied moida aioli. You get the idea. These eats are the antithesis of bland, so either find The Portable Portugy on the streets of have ‘em out to cater your next event.


Prego No Pao — Garlic studded steak simmered in a white wine sauce and topped with a fried egg, sautéed onions, and seasoned slices of Portuguese pepper.

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